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WINESTEAD: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1868.

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"WINESTEAD, a parish in the S. division of Holderness wapentake, East Riding county York, 2 miles N.W. of Patrington, and 13 from Hull. It is a station on the Hull and Holderness branch of the North-Eastern railway. The soil is clayey, alternated with sand. There are brick and tile works. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of York, value £250. The church, dedicated to St. German, is surrounded by trees, having on the S. side a chantry chapel, now used as the burial-place of the Hildyard family. There is a village school, supported by T. B. Hildyard, Esq., of Winestead Hall, who is lord of the manor. Andrew Marvel, M.P. for Hull in the reign of Charles I., was born here in 1621, during the incumbency of his father, the friend of Milton."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013